Originally Posted by bettyboop32953
Since there are so many reports about Rowenta, obviously there is a problem. If you have had a fire or overheating problem please report it to the Consumer Product Safety. Safety is the issue and nothing will be done unless it is forced upon the company. Anecdotal information is not enough. If you have had an issue with Rowenta, go online to the Consumer Product Safety and make a report. "I did not find any reports of Rowenta irons having problems." (recalls)
I'm sure this has been answered before,but....is there a certain procedure for washing, drying and ironing a newly finished quilt. cotton fabric top, flannel backing, poly batting.
I am looking for a Block of the Month pattern from Mc Calls magazine called Grandma's Country Album II. It is in the June-December issues of 1999. I have Part 5 & 6, and would like to find 1 thru 4. Can anybody help?
Originally Posted by annthreecats
I love this video tutorial on the Irish Chain by Jenny Doan at Missouri Star Quilting Company. Makes it really easy. The link is below.
Originally Posted by kristakz
I don't have anyone to buy me nice quilty gifts for Christmas, since my divorce. But I am seriously considering dropping by my LQS and asking them to make me up a "Surprise package" for a set amount of $. How sad is that?
Cheer up! Life is good after divorce! I think that surprise package is a fine idea....have them wrap it and put it "Under the Tree"
Hi - I won this new Bernina from the Quilt Across Texas. Out of 94 stores, I went to 72 in 8 days. Over 1700 miles driving across the largest state in the country. Would have loved to make it to all the stores. Met a great deal of friendly, helpful quilters.
Originally Posted by Deborahlees
This is how I do it.....I put the wrong side up of the backing, on my average size dinning room table, then put down the batting, then the top....I make sure all my edges are correct, I generally cut by batting 2" wider all around, and then my batting 3" wider than top, using this method I can see the edge of my top, the edge of the batting and the edge of the backing all the way around, and know everything is square and good to go......
Next I run a row of safety pins in the middle
Originally Posted by Kitsie
Now on to some right side triangles. And I should join a 4 x 4 block square together to see if I want 1/2, 3/4 or 1" sashing. Ideas are welcome! Also I'm thinking that the "blank" triangles that go between the patterned ones might look nice in the plain muslin that I use for the background and will also be the sashing.
For H12 the "hearts" should be pairs of tear drops which I tried to do but failed miserably! May do it again someday or maybe not! The
I am new to quilting and trying my first with the jelly roll. I am stuck. I have sewn all pieces together and now have sewn the strips together to make two strips. I stopped to cook and now I have a cirlce and do not know where to cut and start with my third strip. I appreciate any help.